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Senior Construction Manager - Facilities

Waco ISD | Waco, TX

Posted Date 9/22/2022

Primary Purpose:

Maintain and facilitate schedule for construction projects. Provide quality assurance and control costs during construction phases. Facilitate communication between district and contractors/architects.



Bachelor's Degree in construction, science, engineering, architecture or related field. Two years of relevant experience in construction, engineering or architectural related field may be substituted for each year of required education.

Certified Construction Manager (preferred)

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of construction project management processes and construction principles General knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems

Health and safety regulations

Experience with building codes, zoning ordinances, and the inspection certification process Knowledge of Texas statutes relating to school construction

Ability to read plans

Ability to conduct on-site inspections of all district facilities

Strong organizational, communication, management and interpersonal skills

Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)

OSHA 10 hour Certification (minimum)


Ten years of construction management to include project development experience

Three years in a supervisory position

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Administer general contractor and consultant contracts during the construction phase.
  2. Coordinate construction work with all district departments to achieve on-time opening with minimum inconvenience to the campus or facility.
  3. Consult with city, county, state and federal officials to ensure conformity with codes, ordinances, statutes, and test requirements regulating district projects.
  4. Represent Waco ISD in dealings with architects, contractors and vendors and comply with all professional conduct policies.
  5. Conduct on-site observations of construction projects to confirm general conformance with construction documents, program needs, ordinance requirements and document specifications.
  6. Report to Assistant Director of Construction as needed concerning design and construction progress.
  7. Review and maintain owner’s project schedules.
  8. Review Contractor’s construction schedule for compliance with contract documents.
  9. Secure and maintain all facility construction documents, warranties and as built plans.
  10. Participate in design meetings and construction project meetings.
  11. Coordinate completion of construction projects with all school district departments that are involved.
  12. Expedite resolution of questions and problems during design and construction.
  13. Assist the district in analyzing proposed change proposals for construction projects.
  14. Confirm that all district closeout processes and procedures are fulfilled on assigned projects.


  1. Contribute to periodic reports of construction progress and be available for school board presentations.
  2. Conduct 11-month inspection of all new facilities.
  3. Compile necessary reports, maintain and file all construction documents.
  4. Support use of Project Management Information System as selected by the District.


  1. Assist district in maintaining safety standards in conformance with federal, state and insurance regulations.
  2. Advise the Assist Director of Construction of unaddressed, potential safety hazards at each construction project site.

Design, Development and Bidding

  1. Assist in estimation of costs for construction projects and develop scope of work.
  2. Review requests for payments from contractors for approval by Assistant Director of Construction and Chief Officer of Facilities & Operations.
  3. Coordinate construction projects for efficient and effective use of district funds.
  4. Assist the district in the development of proposal documents.
  5. Assist the district in evaluation of proposals and the capabilities of the proposers.
  6. Participate and assist the district in the design phase of new projects.
  7. Recommend alternate details or materials as appropriate to make the jobs more cost effective or to improve quality.
  8. Identify and plan for critical long lead items that may interfere with the construction schedule.
  9. Assist in the planning and scheduling of furniture delivery.
  10. Assist in the budgeting, planning, preparation and administration of capital project funds.
  11. Perform all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel, consultants and contractors.

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Frequent district-wide travel; occasional prolonged and irregular hours; work indoors and outdoors to conduct on-site inspection of all facilities and construction projects; work around machinery with moving parts; work on ladders or scaffolding; able to lift 50 pounds. Position performance will require the occasional physical ability to climb and function in elevation changes by means of self-propulsion to include ladders, scaffolding, and hoist systems. Ability to negotiate construction work areas in a safe manner and behavior. Vision abilities specific to the position will include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.  Performing in this role will require the use of hands to finger, handle and feel tools, objects, materials, and controls. Performance requires the ability to frequently sit, talk, hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Employee may have to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Full time
Central/District Wide
Salary Range
$71,048 to $99,537 (226 days)
Salary Comment (ex. Negotiable, Dependent Upon Experience, etc.)
Dependent Upon Experience
Region 12
Mc Lennan
Application Deadline
Contact Person
Sue Pfleging
Contact Email
Contact Phone #
Application Link
Operations - Facilities

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